An Introduction To Fossils

The ammonite (mollusc) Asteroceras obtusum (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

To download the slides for my University of York Lifelong Learning class on fossils, click the following links:

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For further information on fossils, the following websites are useful:

Natural History Museum, London – fossils

Natural History Museum, London – fossils of Britain

Oxford University Museum – identifying invertebrate fossils

BBC Nature – fossils

British Geological Survey – Fossil Focus

Palaeontology Online – introductory articles about fossils and palaeontology

Palaeocast – podcasts on various fossil topics

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